STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS


“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, expands this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. In the residency, students learn how to put experiences from their own lives into writing. The stories can be tragic, joyous or anything in between, so … Continue reading STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS

Apply to be a CAPS Artist!


Take your artistry and love for teaching into classrooms and throughout the community. The Durham Arts Council’s CAPS (Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Communities) program serves K – 12 public, private and charter schools throughout the region. Additionally our teaching artist led programs reach into the community through programs for seniors, early childhood centers, … Continue reading Apply to be a CAPS Artist!

Literacy connections through the Arts


The CAPS program assists schools to reinforce literacy learning through the arts. Our teaching artists and presenting groups enjoy opportunities to engage students in developing poetry, writing personal stories and stories that explore social justice and consciousness in the world around them. We also offer experiences that encourage ease and confidence in public speaking. The … Continue reading Literacy connections through the Arts

CAPS Science + Arts programs


Mad Science EOG Exploring Ecosystems program focuses students’ attention on using visual, tactile, and auditory teaching methods. Choose from different science essential standards for a hands-on, interactive FUN learning experience. Students get creative while establishing links to important content. MORE HERE   Super Cold Science for Teens Bring your teens on a super cold journey … Continue reading CAPS Science + Arts programs

Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program


Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program- Oct 15th (6 – 8 pm) RSVP 212 West Main Street #102, Durham, NC 27701 RUNAWAY Clothes and the Durham Bulls are partnering once again! Join us the week of October 11th to admire the great moments captured throughout the season by … Continue reading Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program

CAPS Artists & Organizations Register for the Arts Education Fair 2016


REGISTRATION OPEN CAPS ARTISTS/GROUPS & LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOOTH *Durham’s only arts education celebration, highlighting the BEST in community arts programming to support student learning and creativity!  Join us to share your opportunities (teaching artist programs, performances, workshops, seminars and arts field trips) for the 2016-17 school year! KEYNOTE SPEAKERS … Continue reading CAPS Artists & Organizations Register for the Arts Education Fair 2016